CFA societies launch advocacy councilBY DARREN SNYDER | FRIDAY, 12 FEB 2016 12:53PM
A newly formed regional advocacy council for Australia and New Zealand is aiming to champion ethical behaviour and leadership in investment markets as well as set benchmarks to improve market integrity.Read more: Advocacy Council, CFA Society New Zealand, CFA Society Sydney, Wesfarmers Anthony Serhan, CFA Societies Australia, AIA Australia Mark Delaney, ANZ Thomas Tam, AustralianSuper Gerhard Hambusch, CFA Institute, CFA Society Melbourne, CFA Society Perth, Chartered Financial Analyst, Franklin Templeton Investments Claire Mortoni, Independent Director Maria Wilton, Morningstar Australia Dean Spicer, Paula Allen, Savage Group Limited, Social Ventures Australia Graeme Bibby, UniSuper Management, University Technology Sydney Catherine Savage, UTS Business School
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